Child Health & Safety News 5/14: Trump Requests $7B CHIP Cut

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Welcome to Pediatric Safety’s weekly “Child Health & Safety News Roundup”- a recap of the past week’s child health and safety news headlines from around the world. Each day we use social media to communicate relevant and timely health and safety information to the parents, medical professionals and caregivers who follow us. Occasionally we overlook something, but overall we think we’re doing a pretty good job of keeping you informed. Still, quite a bit happens every day – so to make sure you don’t miss anything, we offer you a recap of this week’s top 15 events & stories.

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Headline of the Week
Trump asks Congress to cut $7 billion from child health insurance; locals say No

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